Packed with knowledge and cognitive skill to bring about a better understanding of:
A knowledge-rich book to help you plan well-sequenced, connected and cognitively challenging lessons. Intelligently writen to support teachers with their planning, teaching and assessment.
It spans four terms of learning in one book!
Our Island: KS2 Knowledge and Sequence Planners
From the Stone Age to the end of the Viking era
Each period of time is packed with essential detail:
Essential Knowledge & Vocabulary
Knowledge of the World
Sequence of Learning planning
with increased cognitive
challenge to help pupils Acquire, Apply
and Deepen knowledge
Resource templates and worked examples
to support successful learning
linked to the National Curriculum,
to test how well pupils understand the knowledge
taught and how skilful they are with it
and templates to check
that provision is effective
Coming soon from Alex Bedford Education:
The Ancients: KS2
Knowledge and Sequence Planners
British History: KS2 Knowledge and Sequence Planners
Beyond Living Memory: KS1 Knowledge and Sequence Planners
Grand Curriculum Designs is a pioneering programme for curriculum leaders, enabling real and sustainable school improvement through practice-focused professional development.
'I now see the value of collecting baseline evidence and the different ways of evaluating impact…it's not just about vague feelings and gut instinct'.
'We're not just talking about a prescribed list of subjects on a timetable but something which shapes pupils' futures and impacts on their lives in substantial and meaningful ways'.
A pioneering new professional development programme for school leaders and other educators, Grand Curriculum Designs has been recently piloted with twenty schools. The programme will provide schools with the skills to design curricula that are flexible, innovative and responsive to the needs of their students and communities.
The 21st Century Learning Alliance brings together industry, government and teachers to bring robustness to learning in the 21st century.
We are a unique and powerful forum that uses our skills, experience and networks to debate difficult and sensitive issues in an open and honest way. We publish the best and most innovative practice, especially in the uses of technology for learning. We have created a network of teachers and senior managers who are able to support each other in developing innovative learning and we challenge industry to bring to the market innovations that support teaching and learning.
The 21st Century Learning Alliance has established its credibility as a robust link between educational organisations and commerce to stimulate improvement and change through expert, evidence-based advice at the highest level.
The 21st Century Learning Alliance is directed by a board of up to 25 representatives of schools & colleges, government agencies and industry. The current board consists of the following:
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